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World Pancreatic Cancer Day

NOVEMBER 21, 2019

With a five-year survival rate in the single digits, pancreatic cancer is one of the world’s deadliest cancers. The time is now to join us in raising awareness across the globe.

What is World Pancreatic Cancer Day?

On November 21, people around the world united to demand better in the fight against the world’s toughest cancer. The World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition, consisting of more than 80 organizations from over 30 countries and six continents, raised global awareness and inspired action, bringing greater attention, awareness, and better outcomes to this deadly disease.

Thank you to everyone who participated in World Pancreatic Cancer Day 2019. With your support, we turned the world purple, raising awareness for a disease that desperately needs more attention and progress to help patients fight and survive.

Please mark your calendar and save the date for World Pancreatic Cancer Day 2020 – Thursday, November 19, 2020

What you can do

Raise Awareness

Take action to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer, the symptoms and risks of this disease, and the urgent need for earlier detection. Spread the word to family and friends, who will tell their family and friends – getting this important message to the world.

Take action

Know the Signs & Symptoms

Can you recognize the signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer? Unexpected weight loss, new-onset diabetes, yellow skin or eyes, and more. Early diagnosis is vital and may increase the chances of survival, so listen to your body and find out what to look for.

Learn More

get resources, get involved

World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition members provide services and support for people living with and affected by the disease across the world. Connect with an organization near you.